A Daily Lift – August 26, 2020

Good Morning,


I hope that you are doing well!


Our “lifts” for today:


From Chip Buchholtz CETS)

Archaeology, architecture, James Bond, and a very pretty Italian city:



From Dr. Sonya Gwak (RAS)

We are in a friendly competition with Penn’s other schools. Penn’s Motivote site is managed by Penn Leads the Vote (PLTV) through the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. You can use Motivote to register to vote, request a mail-in ballot, learn about election day procedures, and much more. The more actions you complete, the more points you receive that can be redeemed for prizes. Join the Penn Engineering team! The direct link for Penn Engineering faculty and staff is at: https://upenn.motivote.us/t/penn-engineering/overview/


Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 19th Amendment and Women’s Constitutional Right to Vote

“Women 100: Toast to Tenacity” webcast from Independence National Historical Park, today, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.:



Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Cookbook: 100 Recipes for 100 Years

To celebrate 100 years of women’s constitutional right to vote, the American Bar Association has published a free digital cookbook which features recipes from Supreme Court justices, judges, lawyers, and others. Suffragists published at least a half dozen cookbooks, starting in 1886, leading up to the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920.



The Race to a COVID-19 Vaccine

Join Perry World House for their first virtual edition of “The World Today” this academic year, featuring Penn Medicine’s Dr. Paul Offit, a leading expert on vaccines, immunology, and virology, and co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine that has been credited with saving hundreds of lives. For more information and to register for this free event, Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-world-today-the-race-to-a-covid-19-vaccine-tickets-117033395035



Please share some “lifts” to include next week.


Stay safe and healthy!